Hearts represent compassion and understanding and are a visceral symbol of love.
Hearts also signify being held in the memory of those who love you and communicates their understanding.
I don’t tend to use hearts in my textile work , but here’s some that have inspired me.
WW1 Valentines heart
Detail of decoration on men’s pants from the Podhale region, Poland.
Jim Dine – ‘The Little Heart in the Landscape’ 1991
Happy Valentines Day!